Writing and Publshing

Book Promotion Sites Authors can spend hours digging for a good list of book promotion sites.  Here is the list that you are looking for! And even after you finid a list, it seems like you have to seek out additional info, like cost, what exactly the promotion is, and so on.  Here is a list of sites that will run promotions for free and discounted books.  The cost is also included.  This list only includes newsletter mailouts at this time.  I have used several of the sites and have provided some feedback for you. Site Name Link Cost Free / Discounted Books Notes Author Ad Network http://authoradnetwork.com/purchase/ $129 Both (I think) This one seems kind of pricey -- at first.  But you get your book on several sites, including:  Book Goodies, Best Book Board, Awesome Gang, Interviews with Writers, Reader's Hideaway, Pretty Hot, Pin Your Book, and Book Reader Magazine.  Plus, there are a number of genre sites that may also display your info. Armadillo Ebooks http://www.armadilloebooks.com/submit-bargain-ebooks/ Free Both While it is free, I have to say the results of using Armadillo were a little disappointing.  Wait a minute... it is free.  Hmmm... Awesome Gang http://awesomegang.com/ $0-10 Both (I think)…

  • Making the Trailer (Part III) After the images were created, it was time to start animating and compositing.  Because we were working primarily with .png images, we were limited in movement.  Since the style that we chose had the characters move as marionettes, this wasn't so bad.  We also decided…

  • Now, as you can see from my sketch of Nietzsche, I am not very good at drawing.  In fact, the frame on the right is a closeup of Nietzsche's mouth with a mustache over top.  It is not, as everyone thought, a banana with a squiggly line over top.  This…

  • While I wait for the last drawing that I need to finish my book trailer, I figured that I would talk a little bit about the process.  I wanted to create a book trailer that looks nearly professional.  I knew from the beginning that there were going to be certain…

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